Jay Barber, director of the Journalism Program, has been awarded a University at Buffalo Civic Engagement Research Fund Grant, which supports research that advances community-based research and scholarship. The grant will be used for an interdisciplinary research project designed and implemented by Jay Barber (UB Department of English), Naomi Thompson (University at Buffalo Graduate School of Education
) and Gabrielle Graham (Buffalo Museum of Science
Community Engagement Manager). The project will run a science-focused creative writing workshop for high school students to investigate how creative writing connects science to students' everyday lives. Congratulations!